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Optically optimal wavelength-scale patterned ITO/ZnO composite coatings for thin film solar cells

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A methodology is proposed for finding structures that are, optically speaking, locally optimal: a physical analysis of much simpler structures is used to constrain the optimization process. The obtained designs are based on a flat amorphous silicon layer (to minimize recombination) with a patterned anti-reflective coating made of ITO or ZnO, or a composite ITO/ZnO coating. These latter structures are realistic and present good performances despite very thin active layers.

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Journal of Applied Physics  (Volume:111 ,  Issue: 8 )